Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 30, 1956 · Page 18
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PAQfi EIGHTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, JULY 30, 1956 Lists Leading Counties For •Corn,Soy beans By 1M>?» E. CHAMBERMN Telegraph Correspondrnt SPRINGFIELD. 111. (Special) — Federal-state farm statistics for 1955 list Carroll, one of Illinois' smaller counties, as having had the most corn yield per acne. It. topped Bureau, twice the si;.;e of Carroll with 70 hush- els. Bureau had an average yield of 68, McLean, recognized as the country's richest farm producing county, vas first in acreage, total production and crop value. Carroll's 70 bushel-pcr-acre yield was from 77,80" acres. Its total production was 5,412,900 bushels valued at $7,037,900. Bureau's 68 bushel yield was from 206.700 acres. Bureau production totaled 13,970,000 bushels valued at $18,163,900. McLean had 297,200 acres in corn, an average oi 59 bushels per acre and production totaled $17,612,000 valued at $23,075,400. According to the Illinois Cooperative Crop Reporting Service of the Illinois and U. S. Departments of Agriculture, Knox county topped the rest of the state in the soybean yield per acre with an average of 32 bushels from 26,300 acres for a total production of 829,800 bushels valued at $1,784,000. Henry and Warren counties tied for second place for yield per acre—31 bushels. County Statistics Here are some of the county statistics on the two crops for last year: Corn: LaSalle—274,200 acres 61 bushels per acre, a total production of 16,712,800 bushels valued at $21,730,100; Adams—99,500 acres, 53 bushels per acre, tola production 5,313,800, valued at $6,962,200; Madison—80,000 acres, 51 bushels per acre, production 4,107,500 bushels valued at $5.340,800; Montgomery — 113,400 acres, 57 bushels per acre, production 6,500,700 bushels valued at $8,542,300. St. Clair — 64,400 acres, 48 bushels per acre, production 3,071,100 bushels valued at $3,931,600; Wayne — 84,400 acres, 33 bushels per acre, production 2,799,400 bushels valued at $3,555,§00; Edwards — 36,000 acres, 43 bushels pef acre production, 1,537,800 bushels valued at $1,953,300; White — 87,200 bushels, 42 bushels per acre, production 3,637,400 bushels valued at $4,620,100. Saline — 39,700 acres, 40 hush- els per acre, production 1,596,100 bushels valued at $2,027,400; Gallatin — 52,000 acres, 52 bushels per acre, production 2,169,000 bushels valued at $2,755,100; Macoupin — 126,400 acres, 56 bushels per acre, production 7,056,900 bushels valued at $9,175,400; Rock Island — 68,200 acres, 61 bushels per acre, production 4,134,000 bushels valued at $5,376,200. Brown — 34,200 acres, 50 bush- eli per acre, production 1,723,100 bushels valued at $2,257,600; Whiteside — 160,800 acres, 53 bushels per acre, production 8,475,800 bushels valued at $11,020,300; Dupage — 40,700 acres, 52 bushels per acre, production 2,100,600 bushels valued at $2,731,200; Champaign — 237,700 acres, 61 bushels per acre, production 14,553,000 bushels valued at $19,068,100. Madison Soy Record Soybeans: Madison County — 64,500 acres, 22 bushels per acre production 1,444,400 bushels valued at $3,097,000; St. Clair-61, 800 acres, 20 bushels per acre production 1,207,500 bushels val ued at $2,571,900; Wayne — 54, 500 acres, 13 bushels per acre production 732,100 bushels val ued at $1,552,000; White — 37,30C acres, 17 bushels per acre, pro duction 623,400 bushels valued a $1,321,600. Saline — 24,100 acres, 15 bush els per acre, production 369,60 bushels valued at $783,500; Gal latin 9,000 acres, 19 bushels pe acre, production 166,600 bushel valued at $353,200; Rock Islan — 8,100 acres, 25 bushels pe acre, production 204,300 bushel valued at $437,200; Mercer—12, 500 acres, 26 bushels per acre risnman INCL CLODE INNERSPRING MATTRESS, SPRING, NLLOWS, PULL-UP CHAIR AND 5-PC. CHROME •REAKFAST SET HAT, TO HEKO—*Esypt's President Nasser responds to cheers of enthusiastic crowds who jam Cairo streets Saturdy to voice approval of his proclamation nationalizing the Suez Canal. Nasser warned British and French their "interference" conld lead to the closing of the strategic waterway to navigation. (AP Photo) Foster Baptists To Hear Pastor Candidate FOSTERBURG — Morning speaker at the Baptist Church here was Frank Anthony, a representative of the Gideon organization, from Wood River. Evening speaker was the Rev. M. R. Schultz, -pastor of Zion Presbyterian Church. Next Sunday a candidate pastor, the Rev. George Bruce of Chicago, will speak both morning and evening. The Baptist Church has set its innual Sunday school picnic for Thursday at the Torch Club rounds. Games for the children ivill begin at 2 p.m. A potluck supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. A program is planned for lie evening. Return Home, Leave Again FOSTERBURG-Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Davis and family returned Saturday evening from a liree-week vacation trip through he West, where they visited Col- rado Springs, Salt Lake City, daho, Yellowstone, and the Black Hills. Mrs. Davis and the family left igain today for the tent they lave erected on the Casper River near Van Buren, Mo., to pend another week fishing. Her nephew, C. L. Eaker of Grassy, Mo., will be with them part of he time. Her brother, Paul Baker, lives nearby. A third powdered milk plant s to be started in Venezuela, at Vlachiques. :ls per acre, production 508,100 )ushels valued at $1,087,300; McLean—95,800 acres, 27 bushels )er acre, production 2,945,800 Bushels valued at $5,673,500; Sangamon — 128,800 acres, 27 aushels per acre, production 3,482,400 bushels valued at $7,452,200; LaSalle 60,600 acres, 30 bushels per acre, production 1,803,200 bushels valued at $3,912,900. Knox—26,300 acres, 32 bushels per acre, produclion 829,800 bushels valued at $1,784,000; Warren—19,200 acres, .31 bushels per acre, production 601,900 bushels valued at $1,294,100; Ma con—100,400 acres, 29 bushels per acre, production 2,945,800 bushels valued at $6,362,800; Champaign 165,300 acres, 27 bushels per acre, production 4,476,300 bush els valued at $9,668,600. Iroquois -- 143,500 acres, 25 bushels per acre, production 3, 613,800 bushels valued at $7,805, 700; Christian—126,000 acres, 27 bushels per acre, production 3, 412,000 bushels valued at $7, 301,700; Vermilllon. — 149,100 acres 25 bushels per acre, production 3,660,600 valued at $7, 906,700; and Carroll—900 acres. 20 bushels per acre, production 18,100 bushels valued at $38,700 Fosterburg Pair Given Surprise Charivari FOSTERBURG—Mr. and Mrs. tourice Paul wore surprised by charivari Sunday afternoon by 0 friends and relatives who gathered at the home of the room's mother, Mrs. Emma 'aul, where they reside. Games .'ere played after the noisemak- ng and refreshments were serv- d. Revise Supply Schedule FOSTERBURG — A corrected chedule of speakers at Zion resbyterian Church during the acation of the pastor was an- ounced today as follows: Aug. , the Rev, L. Kingma of Hammond, Ind.; Aug. 12, the Gidons; Aug, 19, Sunday school nly, with no worship service; ug. 16, the Rev. Jerrie Johnon of 'St. Louis. Fostcrburg Notes FOSTERBURG-Mr. and Mrs. /tax Musgmve returned Satur- ay from a 13-day trip through he West. They visited Wyoming, olorado, New Mexico, and re- atives in Newkirk and Ponca ity, Okla, A family reunion was eld in their honor last week with bout 40 relatives present at 'onca. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Golike nd son, Harold, and grandson, /lark Golike, are visiting another on, Charles Golike, at Prince- on, Minn. VTedora Christi«°.ns Plan Revival Services MEDORA. — Revival services /ill, begin at the Christian :hurch Monday evening, Aug. 6, nd continue through Sunday, Aug. 19. Services will be held every evening except Saturdays The Rev. Fred Smith, pastor if the Havanna church, has been ecured as the evangelist. Serv- ces begin at 8 p.m. The Rev jjyal Gallaher is pastor. production 330,700 bushels valued at $707,000. Henderson — 22,700 acres, 29 bushels per acre, production 650,900 bushels valued at $1,399,400; Henry 18,000 acres, 31 bushels per acre, production 556,000 bushels valued at $1,189,800; Whiteside — 17,300 acres, 23 bushels per acre, production 395,400 bushels valued at $846,100; DuPage— 13,900 acres, 23 bushels per acre, production 324,600 bushels valued at $704,400. Adams-53,200 acres, 23 bushels per acre, production 1,202,900 bushels valued at $2,586,200; Brown—16,000 acres, 23 bushels per acre, production 366,700 valued at $788,400; Montgomery 90,900 acres, 23 acres per bushel, production 2,129,300 bushels valued at $4,556,600; Macoupin- 100,700 acres, 23 bushels per acre, production 2,348,500 bushels valued at $5,025,700. Bureau—17,500 acres, 29 bush- GLASSES Can Be BEAUTIFUL, il TLISM COMFORTABLE DR. R. W. BRINSER Or-lOMtTRlST PURITY TOP QUALITY FRESH DKUGS AUE USED HERE! are our primary business uiid \ve curry ample stocks of u great variety of fresh iirtigti. 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